Unilever purchases Dollar Shave Club For $1B

  • 21/07/2016 at 23:46 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Dollar Shave ClubWhile it hasn’t been officially announced, sources have confirmed to several media outlets that Dollar Shave Club has been purchased by Unilever for a staggering $1 billion.

The shaving company has become a very popular and fast growing one. It is proof of concept for the power of online subscription startups, where a monthly price is paid for a tangible product, based entirely on the web.

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Pokemon Go causes security concerns

  • 19/07/2016 at 00:29 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

PrivacyWe already covered Pokemon Go and the fact that it has taken over the internet and the real world in a crazy way. But as is often the case, the game is losing a bit of its shine as security concerns flood the web. Should you be worried?

Third Party Pokemon Go Scammer Apps

The first concern is third party apps that look like the game, but aren’t. These are scammer applications that have infiltrating app stores since it became such a success. They will look similar, or identical, to Pokemon Go. But when used they will either transmit information, or in the case of one, drive porn clicks on alternate sites.

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Alcatel announces IDOL 4s with Google VR Bundle

Alcatel Idol 4S Google VRAlcatel has announced a new smartphone, the IDOL 4S. The major selling points are its price and the Google VR bundle available with the IDOL 4S. Alcatel has put effort into this phone, attempting to stand out in a crowded field.

Alcatel IDOL 4S’s Specs

The hardware of the IDOL 4S is good for its price. The processor is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core (4×18 GHz + 4×1.4 GHz). Qualcomm’s Adreno 510 GPU supports 4K video capture and adds better graphical capabilities. There is 3GB RAM and 32GB storage available. The microSD storage can take cards up to 200GB.

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Discover new fonts and colours with Spector

  • 17/07/2016 at 04:37 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

SpectorHave you ever wanted to find out what font is being used or what colour something is? It can be difficult to find out. The best way we have so far is to take a picture, wait until we get to a computer and find it later. A new gadget has been designed by Fiona O’Leary for her graduation project at the Royal College of Art.

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Introducing Portal, the Turbocharged WiFi

  • 16/07/2016 at 15:20 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Portal RouterKickstarter campaign Portal is making the rounds this month. It promises a turbocharged WIFI router that can offering seamless HD video streaming, and non-lagging gameplay for serious media users.

Slow Wifi is becoming an increasing problem. With the issue of traffic causing slower loading times and difficulty in use, router manufacturers have failed to keep up with increasing demand.

Though speeds are improving on the cable end, there is no hardware that really fixes it from congestion. At least not until now.

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Nintendo announces classic mini NES with 30 games for $60

  • 15/07/2016 at 00:38 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Nintendo Mini NesNintendo has announced that they will be releasing a new mini version of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System console. It will include 30 of the most beloved NES games built into the system, and will clock in at only $60.

A Return Of The Nintendo Classics

If you are anything like me, you grew up playing the classic NES and SNES games for hours on end during the weekends and summers. Now the company that brought one of the most famous consoles in history is counting on that nostalgia.

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Pokemon Go has officially taken over everything

  • 13/07/2016 at 00:03 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Pokemon GoPokemon Go has officially taken over everything. And you should be really excited about that.

This afternoon my aunt posted on Facebook with a photo from a nearby popular city park. In it were about two dozen people sitting standing with their phones out, all in the same spot. The caption read that every single person there was playing Pokemon Go, and they had all met there by chance in their hunt.

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